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Technology Policy Analyst

The Volpe Center seeks Technology Policy Analysts to help transform transportation systems, programs, and policies. Work at Volpe includes topics across transportation modes ranging from emerging technologies to resilience and safety at the federal, state, and local levels. We are an innovative and diverse group looking for energetic individuals to join us as we work to advance transportation innovation for the public good.

The Technology Policy Analyst provides:
  • Analysis of implementation and technical issues of new technology adoption including institutional and technical challenges or barriers, cost implications, impacts of certain policies, stakeholder analysis, and piloting methods for evaluation.
  • Application and analysis of technology transfer practices supporting the adoption and deployment of research results.
  • Application and support of innovative research techniques to gather data, pilot approaches or technologies, and understand the feasibility of emerging technologies.
  • Evaluation and communication of research results and impacts to government, potential or current adopters, and other stakeholders.

The ideal candidates have superb analytical, communications, and problem-solving skills, and are able to excel in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment while managing responsibilities on various project teams.